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Daily Mail – Great Britain

Five dead in search for missing helicopter over Snowdonia

Millionaire couple Kevin and Ruth Burke, who own the aircraft, were on board when it came down en route to Ireland from Britain, MailOnline can reveal.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 8:22 pm

Stourbridge mother and son die after ‘Land Rover theft’

The couple have been named locally as company director Peter Wilkinson, 47, and his wife Tracey, 50, who were found with stab wounds at their home in Stourbridge, West Midlands.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 7:13 pm

UK weather sees March end with the hottest day of the year

The south of England is set to bask in sunshine on the warmest day of the year so far as temperatures soar higher than Madrid – but the Met Office warns rain is expected across parts of the UK by Saturday.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 7:11 pm

Bringing EU laws on UK statute books ‘could take a DECADE’

The Brexit Secretary has unveiled plans to transpose huge amounts of legislation from Brussels to provide ‘certainty’ as we leave the bloc.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 7:10 pm

Man attempts to abduct British girl, 3, in Costa del Sol

The girl’s horrified mother, 27, claimed a balding ‘gypsy-looking’ man aged around 50 with a scar on his face grabbed the youngster’s hand in Costa del Sol and tried to take her away.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 6:36 pm

London surgeon ‘raped mother after helping her sick child’

The alleged victim told how Mohamed Amrani, 53, was still in his scrubs as he forced his tongue in her mouth west London.and kissed her neck and ears at Harefield Hospital, Hillingson, west London.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 6:06 pm

Campaign to halt Parliament over Brexit Great Repeal Bill

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron and campaigner Gina Miller today signalled they plans to resist the Brexit legislation announced by Brexit Secretary David Davis.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 5:56 pm

Indian Express – India

Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed

Islamist supporters of Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood organization added a call to boycott of the referendum.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:54 am

Over 100 houses burned down in China”s ancient Tibetan town

No casualties were reported and the cause of the fire is being investigated, the report said.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:26 am

‘India dangerous weak link in n-security”

Estimated 1,400 tons uranium and almost 500 tons of plutonium stored in around the world.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 8:09 pm

Parvez Musharraf’s health report shows no illness: Prosecutor

Musharraf was rushed to hospital after he developed heart problems while being driven to special court.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:44 am

Huffington Post announces creation of new online publication, THEWORLDPOST

THEWORLDPOST editorial board includes noted Indian journalist Dileep Padgaonkar.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:14 am

Earth’s atmosphere suffers from ‘nuclear hangover’

According to Alvarado, the levels were not high enough to pose a risk to human health.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 12:28 pm

Polar freeze turns deadly, moves to US East and South after killing 21 people

The Midwest and the East experienced temperatures colder than much of Antarctica.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 8:09 am


BBC – Great Britain

Brexit: UK sets out plans to replace all EU laws

The Great Repeal Bill will return sovereignty to the UK, says Brexit Secretary David Davis.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 5:37 pm

Kuki Gallmann’s Kenya safari lodge burned down

The attack comes after police reportedly shot cattle that had invaded Kuki Gallmann’s land.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 4:55 pm

Greece farm shooting: Migrants win damages from state

A group of migrant workers who were shot at by their employer after demanding pay win their case.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 3:36 pm

Brexit: No talks with the UK before clear withdrawal terms, says France

Initial talks must focus on rights of citizens in each other’s territory, President Hollande adds.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 3:03 pm

H&M to launch new ‘more upmarket’ fashion brand in London

The Swedish retailer adds an eighth brand to its range, as competition squeezes its profits.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 2:45 pm

US hails Turkey as ‘a trusted ally’ in Ankara talks

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Ankara comes amid worsening ties between the countries.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 1:40 pm

Ronaldo statue: Sculptor Emanuel Santos defends his bizarre work

Emanuel Santos says his statue of the football player unveiled in Madeira is “a matter of taste”.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 12:53 pm

NPR – United States

Amid Talk Of Tariffs, What Happens To Companies That Straddle The Border?

President Trump has called NAFTA a “catastrophe” and threatened to impose a border tax on Mexican imports. How does that impact produce companies with operations on both sides of the border?

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 7:39 pm

A Debt Collector Is Killed In China, Triggering Debate Over Right To Self-Defense

“China’s law does not really encourage people to defend themselves, because that would be encouraging them to rise up and resist [authority],” a Chinese lawyer noted.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 4:56 pm

Malaysia Agrees To Release Kim Jong Nam’s Body Amid Diplomatic Crisis

Malaysia says it will transfer the body and allow an unspecified number of North Koreans to depart, in exchange for the return of nine Malaysians who had been blocked from leaving North Korea.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 4:42 pm

U.S. Arrests Mexican State Prosecutor, Says He’s Also A Drug Smuggler Named ‘Diablo’

U.S. prosecutors say they’ll seek to compel Edgar Veytia to forfeit some $250 million if he’s convicted. The attorney general of Nayarit state was arrested this week in San Diego.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 4:10 pm

Tillerson Asserts ‘Difficult Choices’ Are Ahead For U.S. And Turkey

The U.S. secretary of state’s remarks at a joint news conference punctuated a day of delicate discussions in Turkey, which is facing a number of issues at home and abroad.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 4:08 pm

The U.S. Is Ramping Up Military Engagement, Which Could Be A Risk For Trump

President Trump seems to have given the U.S. military a freer hand — but without apparent diplomatic or political strategies to accompany the increased military engagement.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 3:29 pm

In A Bullet-Riddled Mansion, A Beirut Architect Envisions A Museum Of Memory

Beirut is peaceful now, but political divisions still run deep — and people are still hesitant to look back on the civil war years of the 1970s and 1980s.

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 11:45 am

The Jerusalem Post – Israel

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Voice of America – US Government

Space Station Debris Shield Floats Away During Spacewalk

A 5-foot (1.5-meter) debris shield being installed on the International Space Station floated away Thursday during a spacewalk by two veteran U.S. astronauts, a NASA TV broadcast showed.

Peggy Whitson, who became the world’s most experienced female spacewalker during the outing, told ground control teams that a bag containing the debris shield floated away at about 10 a.m. EDT (1400 GMT).

At the time, Whitson, 57, and station commander Shane Kimbrough, 49, were about midway through…

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 8:08 pm

Chilean President Chides Protectionism, Isolationism

Chile’s president criticized isolationist foreign policies and protectionism in trade Thursday, saying during a state visit to Portugal that multilateralism is “crucial” to address global challenges.

Michelle Bachelet said during a news conference that “we must have coordinated and cooperative responses to make the voices of the many heard.”

She said she hoped to bring about an increase in trade with Portugal through her two-day visit, which includes presiding…

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 7:58 pm

Arrest Warrant Approved for S. Korea’s Park

A South Korean court on Friday approved a warrant to arrest Park Geun-hye, the country’s first democratically elected president to be thrown out of office, on accusations of bribery and abuse of power.

Park can be held in a cell for up to 20 days while she is investigated over allegations that she colluded with a friend, Choi Soon-sil, to pressure big businesses to contribute to now-defunct foundations set up to back her policy initiatives.

A judge at the Seoul Central District…

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 7:49 pm

Peru Recalls Ambassador to Venezuela, Condemns Move by Top Court

Peru said Thursday that it was recalling its ambassador to Venezuela and condemned the recent decision by Venezuela’s Supreme Court to take over the functions of Congress as a “flagrant breach of democratic order.”

Peru’s Foreign Affairs Ministry added in a statement that it has started consultations with other members of the Organization of American States to discuss urgent measures to preserve democracy in Venezuela.

The pro-government court in Venezuela, which has…

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 7:33 pm

Trump’s Budget Priorities Set Small Businesses Strategizing

The priorities laid out in President Donald Trump’s budget message have some small business owners strategizing how they might benefit from a big boost in defense spending, and others thinking about how to make up for revenue they could lose to cuts in grant programs and subsidies.

While Trump’s plan, released March 16, is far from the final word on the subject, he has called for a $54 billion increase in the Pentagon’s budget. He has proposed cuts elsewhere, such as the…

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 7:27 pm

IS Militants Trap Mosul Residents as Human Shields

About 200 meters outside Mosul’s Old City, you can hear the battle raging inside. But families, which typically flee Islamic State militants as soon as Iraqi forces get close, are no where to be seen.
 
Civilians who did escape say fewer people are coming because IS militants are executing anyone they can catch and forcing the rest of the people to remain in their homes. Many people are in hiding, trapped as “human shields.”

 
Besides IS snipers, Mosul residents are…

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 7:15 pm

Tillerson Underscores Importance of Turkey in IS Fight

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hailed Turkey as a trusted ally after meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other leaders Thursday during his visit to Ankara.

Tillerson underlined the importance of Turkey in the battle against Islamic State militants.  

But the two NATO allies remain at loggerheads over Washington’s support for the Syrian Kurdish PYD and its militia, the YPG, in fighting IS. Ankara accuses the PYD of being a terrorist organization…

Posted on 30 March 2017 @ 7:15 pm


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